Peasmarsh

HALL BOOKING CLERK: A reminder that there is a new booking clerk for the Memorial hall, for all bookings and enquiries please contact Tina Swann on 01797 226792 between 6 and 8pm, email bookings.peasmarshmh@btconnect.com or ring 01797 230511 to leave a message.

FLYING START BINGO NIGHT: Thank you everyone for venturing out on a very cold November evening, but what a great turn out we had! The hall was buzzing with a lovely atmosphere and Kevin (Tucker) did a great job shaking the balls. Including a very impressive raffle draw, we made an amazing £600, which means we can now buy a new outdoor play house for the children. Once again, thank you to everybody who came and had fun, and to all the staff and committee members for organising a fantastic event! We will keep you posted on dates for the next Bingo Night.

PEASMARSH SCHOOL PTA: Peasmarsh CE School is having a PTA Autumn re-launch Party on Saturday November 28, 6pm to 11pm. Join them for stories, games and sing-a-longs in the illuminated Forest School, followed by a live band and disco with a licensed bar. Adults £3, children £2.50; hot food included in the ticket price. All welcome; tickets are now on sale at the school on 230325.

HALL OF CRAFTS: This month’s Hall of Crafts will be held over this weekend, November 28 and 29, from 10am until 4pm. Admission is free and refreshments are available; items and sellers vary from month to month.

PARISH COUNCIL MEETING: The next Parish Council meeting will be held on Tuesday December 1 at the hall, 7.30pm. Peasmarsh residents are welcome to attend.

CHRISTMAS FAIR: The Christmas Fair this year will be on Saturday December 5 from 10am. Come along and get your Christmas started in style.

QUIZ NIGHT: The next Quiz Night at the hall will be on Saturday December 12, 7.30pm. Entrance is £5.50 and includes a ploughman’s supper, bring your own drinks. Teams can be up to 8 people, come with a team or join one on the night, all welcome.

DOCTOR’S SURGERIES: These will be held on Tuesdays December 8 and 22 at 11.30am, please book your appointments via the Rye Medical Centre.

MEET THE EXPERT: We are delighted to welcome back the fabulous Rosemary Shrager for another Meet the Expert cookery demonstration at the Peasmarsh Jempson’s Superstore on Friday December 11. We’ve two events, one at 5pm the other at 7pm. Tickets are only £2 each and are available in-store or can be booked via our website jempsons.com

PARISH MAGAZINE: This December, every household in the village will have a free copy of the Parish Magazine delivered. The Clergy and PCC hope that many residents will want to come to at least one of the Christmas services this year. Don’t be shy about coming to church, you will always be welcome.

CHURCH SERVICES: What has now become the annual Family Toy Service in our parish will take place at Peasmarsh Church this Sunday, Advent Sunday (November 29) at 10am. We hope that lots of children will come and bring the toys they have grown out of. These will go to Demelza House, a specialist children’s hospice providing care and support to children and parents throughout Kent, East Sussex and South East London, but best known to most of us through their charity shop in Battle.The simple Family Service will be led by Father Bill Dolman with the support of the Barleycorns, singing and ringing their hand bells. Afterwards there will be creative activities for the children, and refreshments for all. Everyone is welcome; this is a lovely way to enter the Christmas Season.

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